Risks and disruptions are a primary focus in supply chain management. With this certificate, you will learn to manage the consequences of disruptive events, risk identification, and disruption response activities. The objective is to provide an overview of key supply chain risk areas, particularly with the proliferation of outsourcing, use of information technology and global logistics, as well as what resources are available to mitigate problems.
Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:
- Explain the problems associated with both internal and external variability
- Describe risk management strategies for operational and global supply networks
- Discuss the strategic management of operations at a micro and macro level
- Identify the challenges of managing projects and processes
- Act as an effective manager, a systems thinker, and a problem solver
- Qualify for the 807,300 management jobs predicted to be created between 2016 and 2026 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
- Qualify for roles in operations and supply chain management with an average salary of $72,338 (NACE)
- Apply these nine credits toward our Online Master of Science in Management program
Expected completion time: Three 7-week courses, 21 weeks or 1.5 semesters.